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Perforated and Expanded Metals - August 2016

Perforated and expanded metals featured in Metal Construction News' August 2016 issue.

Ametco Manufacturing Corp.

Ametco Manufacturing Corp.

Ametco Manufacturing's Polaris perforated infill panels are available in a variety of perforation patterns and materials including steel, aluminum, stainless steel and plastic. They are fabricated with a 250-ton, 60-inch-wide, high-speed, computer-assisted press. Applications include perforated facades, railings, screens, grills, sunshades, fences and gates. Polaris perforated infill panels are available in 15 standard powdercoat colors and custom colors.

www.ametco.com/products/perforated

McNICHOLS Co.

McNICHOLS Co.

McNICHOLS' Decorative Expanded Metal Patterns for architectural and decorative applications are available in a variety of materials, gauges, opening sizes, percent open areas, widths and lengths. The patterns are designed to control light and heat, provide airflow and may provide visibility or privacy, depending on applications. Decorative Expanded Metal Patterns may be used for security partitions, room panels, shelf panels, sign panels, sunshades and building façades. Styles include Lancet Expanded Metal patterns and Lancet Ribbon Mesh Expanded Metal.

www.mcnichols.com/products/expanded/decorative-metal

Photo: Robin Hill

Spantek Expanded Metals Inc.

Spantek Expanded Metals offers several Wide Strand expanded metal patterns with diamond sizes ranging from 1/2-inch by 1/4-inch, to 5 inches by 2 1/2 inches. The patterns may be produced with steel, aluminum, copper and pre-coated materials and post-expanding finishes including anodizing and painting are available. Wide Strand expanded metal patterns may be used for applications including mechanical enclosures, facades, sunshades, fencing, ceiling tiles and column covers.

www.spantek.com